Teamwork

Positive Indicators

• Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organisational goals.
• Solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others.
• Places team agenda before personal agenda.
• Builds consensus for task purpose and direction with team members.
• Supports and acts in accordance with final group decisions, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position.
• Shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.

Negative Indicators

• Rarely offers support to colleagues.
• Prefers to work alone.
• Emphasizes achieving personal goals.
• Shows limited consideration of the ideas and input of others.
• Prefers to act alone.
• Is prepared to ignore/disrupt majority decisions.
• Takes the credit for team accomplishments; passes on responsibility for team limitations.

Sample Questions

Tell me about the last time you worked as part of a team.

  • What was the purpose of the team?
  • What did you like about working in the group?
  • What did you dislike?
  • How did you get the team members to cooperate?

When have your personal objectives been at odds with those of the team?

  • How did you react?
  • What was the outcome?
  • How do you balance competing personal and team goals?

Describe a time when you worked in a really effective team.

  • What made the team so effective?
  • What was your particular contribution to the team?
  • How did your colleagues relate to you?

Give me an example of when you had to support other in a team.

  • Why did they need support?
  • What did you do to support them?
  • How did that change things?

Tell me about a time when you have accepted joint responsibility for a team’s limitations or problems.

  • What was the situation?
  • How did you explain about your part in the situation?
  • What would you do differently next time?

Describe an occasion when you had difficulties working with a team.

  • What caused the problems?
  • How did you respond?
  • What was the outcome?

Give me a specific example of when you have encouraged a cooperative approach in a team.

  • What did you do that was particularly effective?
  • What were the advantages of this approach?
  • What did not work so well?
  • How did you ensure that you made the best use of people’s ideas?
  • How did you go about making decisions in that group situation?

Career Jobs International

Career Jobs International

About Us

Career Jobs International Employment Vacancies is one stop Job Website for all your Job Vacancies search…….

Translate »
Advertisment ad adsense adlogger